July 29, 2012 - 7:08pm
Kentucky's public school system is ranked among the worst in the nation. One active group of concerned citizens is actively fighting for choices for black children in Louisville.
Children are our future, or so we keep saying. It seems as though lawmakers in Kentucky, and Jefferson county specifically, are focused on ensuring that adults' political and financial interests come before the interests of our children.In saying "our children," the implication...
July 29, 2012 - 6:55pm
This month, Winston's Restaurant will begin offering an accessible and affordable way for the public to learn about wines of the world.
To many people, learning about wine is nearly is fun as drinking it. Thankfully, Winston’s Restaurant at Sullivan University is offering a series of affordable evenings centered around wine education and, of course, tastings of the subject!
November 7, 2011 - 2:45pm
Mitch McConnell's cynical and callous attitude toward the unemployed stems from more than his single-minded focus on bringing down the duly elected president of the United States of America. Those segments of society hardest hit by high unemployment didn't vote for Republicans even before they were unemployed.
One thing that needs to be noted, and which makes it easier to understand McConnell's utter lack of concern for the unemployed, is that unemployment has not been distributed equally throughout the economy. The unemployed didn't vote Republican even before they were unemployed.
November 7, 2011 - 2:45pm
Mitch McConnell talks about the 1.5 million jobs lost since President Obama's inauguration and he shamelessly says the stimulus didn't work. What he doesn't tell you are that more Americans are working than when Obama took office or that without the stimulus, unemployment would be over 11% instead of stubbornly hovering about 9.1%.
Mitch McConnell said this week that America has lost 1.5 million jobs since the first stimulus bill was passed. That is not true.A little over a month ago, this nation began a long overdue discussion about jobs and the crisis of unemployment for the first time in over two years. But since we have...
October 20, 2011 - 4:55pm
"I've been here nearly a year and until my urging, there have been no hearings on No Child Left Behind. I have seen no hearings that involved those most affected by this legislation and I think this is an affront to the process."
Kentucky’s junior senator, Republican Rand Paul stood up today in opposition to a continuation of the federal No Child Left Behind law. In response to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee giving members merely 48 hours to read and discuss the 868-page No...